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MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am PST
government year. it was shut down the government, repeal obama care year. that's what we did all year, and now we're not doing that anymore. and now nothing is done. and time is almost up. and the question is, will they get it together? can they get it together to do something that isn't repeal obama care before the end of the year? what they said they wanted to do was immigration reform. remember? even republicans said they wanted to do it. democrats are behaving as if it is about to happen. this is the president and the first lady on friday, the day after thanksgiving. friday afternoon down at a tent on the national mall where legendary labor leader eliseo medina and mostly other young activists have been starving themselves in a fast for more than 20 days now to try to move the house to take up the immigration bill that passed this summer in the senate. republicans said they wanted to do it in theory, when the senate passed the comprehensive bill with 14 republican senators in support, republicans said they wanted to support it in theory. first, the house came up with the objection
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
advised, no, they don't allow children to be on family plans under 2 years of able. >> obama care doesn't cover babies? is that true or false? false. it turns out the reason this particular dad did not get coverage for his baby is he forgot to list the baby when he signed up for insurance. quoting capitol, new york, the mixup appears to be routed in the dad's application, which originally listed three of his children when he has four. when the clerical error was discovered, it was fixed, except by john boehner, who is still pedaling the story as true. i'm not sure i expect fox news to correct the story, but don't you expect the speaker of the house to? next up, true or false -- that was amazing. sorry. the desk like ate it. true or false, president obama is closing the u.s. embassy at the vatican? from the conservative washington times newspaper, obama's call to close vatican embassy is slap in the face to roman catholics. they say obama insults catholics in vatican embassy shutdown. jeb bush said hopefully it's not retribution for catholics opposing health care. they called it just the l
MSNBC
Dec 3, 2013 9:00pm PST
, and senator kennedy passed him a piece of bred. his first food after 25 days. that happened 45 years ago. this winter, it is elisao medena. he started last month with immigration reform. the day after thanksgiving, president obama and first lady michelle obama went to visit him and the activities on the national mall where they had been without food for 20 days. he said he supported their cause, he believed it was not a matter of if but when, they would finally take a vote on immigration, but he also voiced concern for the health of the people that had been fasting for so long. he suggested they take a break for their own health, let somebody else fast next. today, he did that after 22 days without food, he broke his fast. he passed it on to senator robert kennedy's grandson, congressman joe kennedy of massachusetts. he will join with the others in fasting for 24 hours and he will pass it on to others. this is part of an emotional and the house to take on immigration reform. this is erica who came here from mexico when she was a child. she was on the cover of "time" magazine. earlier
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
in congress both. they've used the defense bill every year since 2009 to stop president obama from transferring guantanamo prisoners to their home countries, even if they have been cleared for release. but now, tonight, republicans and democrats in the house and the senate say the new defense bill for this year will start to drop those restrictions, finally. so the obama administration will finally be able to start sending home some of the dozens of guantanamo prisoners who are cleared for release, who have only had congress standing in the way. that is the plan, at least, the vote should be tomorrow. snow permitting. >>> okay, finally, this is the best one. is it true or is it false that the american singer who is a new international superstar in classical arabic singing does not speak arabic? here she is singing what i am told is a near-perfect rendition of a famous arabic love song. ♪ >> that is jennifer grout, a 23-year-old woman from boston, singing a classical love song on "arab's got talent," a competition airing out of beirut. but is it true or false that this u.s. supers
MSNBC
Dec 10, 2013 1:00am PST
last year of -- the closing months of clinton, and castro was an early supporter of mandela, and he shook hands with bill clinton, and today there are two speakers, raul castro, and president obama, the president of cuba. apparently, according to members of the national security team, they have no assurances of any seating arrangements or any way of keeping them apart, so we don't know whether or not, according to protocol or however they are going to arrange this, whether castro will be seated anywhere near barack obama, brian. >> we were saying they will go to extraordinary lengths to keep everybody separate. you see the early introductions going on in the stadium, and those of you awaiting the arrival of president obama, he is still at the hotel. they have to hold some of them back so they are staggered as they enter, and his security is larger than most. >> it's very interesting, when i was traveling with president clinton when he came -- >> hang on one moment. we need to tell our viewers that you are watching our live coverage from south africa for the memorial at the stadium h
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
in american politics when barack obama with an american mother and a kenyan father, a graduate of the harvard law school, the president of the harvard law review, a senator in just his second year of office runs for president of the united states and is already the number two candidate. >> we're back at the "hardball" college tour at american university. your remarks the other day was so resonant on what the holy father pope francis has been saying. talk about that. the belief we have a social responsibility, a moral responsibility to look out for people who haven't made it in this country. >> yeah. there's no great religion that doesn't speak to this. at root, every great religion has some equivalent of the golden rule, some equivalent of the idea that i am my brother's keeper and my sister's keeper. some notion that even as we each take individual responsibility for acting in a responsible and righteous way, part of our obligation is to the larger world. and to future generations. you know, i think pope francis is showing himself to be just an extraordinarily thoughtful and soul
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 1:00am PST
sense already. he's been incredibly sick for years. people reflect on the life of nelson mandella. outside nelson mandella's home. thank you for staying up for the wee hours with us. lots more to come, stay with us. lots ahead. >>> when president obama visited south africa, he brought his family to see the cell where nelson mandella had been imprisoned. because he had been so ill this year, president obama did not personally visit with him. in fact, this is interesting. the only time the two men apparently ever met in person was in 2005 in washington when mr. obama was just starting his career in the united states senate. the one visit started when mr. mandella's advisors told him while he was on a trip to washington. they too old him to take a time. and so senator obama got the call unexpectedly. he day verted course in washington and drove to mr. mandella's hotel room in washington. and that is where this picture was taken, which is the only picture of the two men ever taken. that's the only time they've brn photographed together. we'll be right back, more to come. >>> 30 days a
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm PST
online or visit a bank of america near you. >>> when president obama visited south africa this past summer, he brought his family to robben island to see the cell where nelson mandela had been impressened by the apartheid regime for so many years. because mr. mandela had been so ill this year president obama did not personally visit with him on that trip. the only time the two men apparently ever met in person was in 2005 in washington when mr. obama was just starting his career in the united states senate. the new york times reports that the one visit started when mr. mandela's advisers told him that while he was there he ought to take a little bit of time to try to meet this rising star young senator who had given such a great speech at the democratic national convention the year before. and so senator obama got the call unexpectedly. he was on his way to a meeting on a totally different subject at the time, but he diverted course and drove to mr. mandela's hotel room in washington, and that is where this picture was taken, which is the only picture of the two men ever taken. it w
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